NPDB Research Statistics

Statistics for National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Medical Malpractice Payment Reports (MMPR) and Adverse Action Reports (AAR) reported on all practitioners by location for the years 2004-2014. Review the methods and definitions.


Statistical Data - Tabular Statistical Data

All counts are based on NPDB calendar year data for years 2004 through 2014. Inflation Adjustment provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Statistical Data - Tabular Statistical Data


View statistics for the United States.


Statistical Data - Tabular Statistical Data

All counts are based on NPDB calendar year data for years 2004 through 2014. Inflation Adjustment provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Statistical Data - Trend Plots

Trend plots show the number of NPDB reports by type for 2004-2014.

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Medical Malpractice Payment and Adverse Action Report totals are based on NPDB aggregate data through calendar year 2014.

Adverse Action Year was used for Adverse Action Reports and Medical Malpractice Payment Year was used for Malpractice Reports.

Licensure includes State Licensure and Certification Actions; Clinical Privilege and Panel Membership includes Clinical Privilege Actions and Clinical Panel Membership Actions; Society Membership includes Professional Society Membership Actions. DEA and HHS Exclusion includes Drug Enforcement Administration Actions and HHS OIG Exclusion Actions.

Census Population count is based on U.S. Census Bureau data.

Physician Population count is based on Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) exit disclaimer data through 2012.

NPDB population count is the number of distinct practitioners.

Inflation Adjustment is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.



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